GSoC Projects 2018

We participated as a mentoring organization in 2018, as our 8th consecutive year, with 17 projects proposed and mentored by our Nodes and international community. 16 of these were completed.

Monitor sensor signals in 2D and 3D
Student: Xiangxiu Meng
Mentor: Paula Popa and Lia Domide (The Virtual Brain)

A PyNN interface to GeNN
Student: Anton Komissarov
Mentor: James Knight and Thomas Nowotny (U of Sussex)

Add support for Neurodata Without Borders 2.0 to Geppetto
Student: Afonso Pinto
Mentor: Giovanni Idili and Matteo Cantarelli (OpenWorm)

Building a Neural Network Animation tool using Python and Blender
Student: Alona Sakhnenko
Mentor: James Knight and Thomas Nowotny (U of Sussex)

Building a portable open pipeline to detect the hemodynamic response function at rest
Student: Madhur Tandon
Mentor: Daniele Marinazzo and Nigel Colenbier (U Gent), Asier Erramuzpe

Building high-resolution 3D models of brain vasculature
Student: Laura Bilicz
Mentor: Chris Steele (MPI-CBS), Pilou Bazin (U Amsterdam)

Contextual Geometric Representations of Cultural Behavior (A)
Student: Sam Felder
Mentor: Bradly Alicea (DevoWorm)

Contextual Geometric Representations of Cultural Behavior (B)
Student: Cheng-Hsun Hsueh
Mentor: Bradly Alicea (DevoWorm)

Dynamic Signal Processing Workflow Designer
Student: Joey Pinto
Mentor: Petr Ježek (U West Bohemia)

Easy BIDS: Starter Kit for Brain Imaging Data Structure
Student: Patrick Park
Mentor: Kirstie Whitaker (Turing Institute, Cambridge), Elizabeth DuPre (McGill U) & Dora Hermes (Stanford U)

Implementation of Two Neural Mass Models on the Open Source Brain Platform
Student: Jessica Dafflon
Mentor: Padraig Gleeson (UCL)

Importing NeuroML morphologies into Brian
Student: Kapil Kumar
Mentor: Marcel Stimberg (Institut de la Vision Paris)

Modular Machine Learning and Classification Toolbox for ImageJ
Student: Sanjeev Dubey
Mentor: Dimiter Prodanov (IMEC)

MRI Defacing Detector
Student: Wazeer Zulfikar
Mentor: Chris Gorgolewski (Stanford U), Andrew Doyle (Montreal Neurological Institute)

Packaging the virtual brain for the modern world
Student: Umar Abdullahi
Mentor: Paula Popa and Lia Domide (The Virtual Brain)

Physics-based XML Model building for mosaic embryogenesis of Caenorhabditis elegans
Student: Arnab Banerjee
Mentor: Bradly Alicea (DevoWorm)